1. Not An Expert
    SEO Chat Hero (2000 - 2499 posts)

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Rep Power

    Desktop Pages, Mobile Pages, AMP Pages, and Index Priority

    This story is a bit difficult to understand, so hang on tight: Read the details here, from The SEM Post.

    So, Google's mobile-first index is apparently out in the wild. It's a small experiment right now and Google promises it will get bigger. Webmasters often maintain multiple versions of their pages. Some have desktop versions, some are responsive, some are desktop and mobile, and a few have AMP pages up already.

    This has people wondering: what does the mobile index mean for me, given my specific site set-up?

    If you have only a desktop version and AMP versions of your page: Google will use the desktop version for indexing. This is even after the mobile-first switch goes global.

    If you have only AMP pages - no desktop site, no mobile site - then Google will use the AMP page for indexing.

    I imagine that this only applies to a very thin demographic of webmasters, but worth mentioning.
  2. #2
  3. No Profile Picture
    Contributing User
    SEO Chat Adventurer (500 - 999 posts)

    Join Date
    Sep 2016
    Rep Power
    I am awaiting the screams of anguish, and we all know they are coming.
  4. #3
  5. Super Moderator
    SEO Chat Good Citizen (1000 - 1499 posts)

    Join Date
    May 2015
    United Kingdom
    Rep Power
    I'm really looking forward to this update, I think it'll throw what everyone knows on it's head, a chance to learn and experiment more.
    Always happy to help in private message. | Learn about my latest project Can You Get Automated Pages To Rank In Google?
    Useful Links: Useful SEO Tools | GTmetrix | FileOptimizer | Cloudflare

Similar Threads

  1. G index the most pages of my site but only except categories pages, WHY?
    By darrenchen in forum Search Engine Optimization
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: Apr 13th, 2013, 01:00 AM
  2. Replies: 4
    Last Post: Nov 16th, 2008, 12:59 PM
  3. Replies: 5
    Last Post: Oct 2nd, 2008, 06:45 AM
  4. Yahoo ranking my anchor text link pages highly over optimized pages
    By deewilliams in forum BING/Yahoo Search Optimization
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: Sep 18th, 2007, 03:05 PM

IMN logo majestic logo threadwatch logo seochat tools logo